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Toradex and Digi launch i.MX8X-based Colibri and ConnectCore COMs

2 hours 46 min ago
Toradex and Digi have released Linux-friendly i.MX8X-based modules via early access programs. The Colibri iMX8X and Digi ConnectCore 8X each provide WiFi-ac and Bluetooth 4.2. NXP’s i.MX8X SoC has made quite a splash this week. Eight months after Phytec announced an i.MX8X-based phyCORE-i.MX 8X module, Variscite unveiled a VAR-SOM-MX8X module and then Congatec followed up [[he]#8230[/he]]

Total War: WARHAMMER II will release for Linux on November 20th

4 hours 40 min ago
Feral Interactive have announced that Total War: WARHAMMER II for Linux is officially releasing on November 20th.

Mozilla Fights On For Net Neutrality

6 hours 34 min ago
Mozilla took the next step today in the fight to defend the web and consumers from the FCC’s attack on an open internet.

macOS vs.Windows: Which OS Really Is the Best?

8 hours 29 min ago
And then there’s the issue of stability. Macs win on this count, too, mostly because Apple controls the hardware ecosystem (third-party drivers are a major cause of instability on Windows PCs). We’ve even seen blue screens on Microsoft’s own Surface computers. Those looking for the ultimate in stability, though, should check out Linux.

Microsoft menaced with mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office apps

Saturday 17th of November 2018 06:47:14 AM
You've broken the GDPR, baby, Dutch govt's eggheads claim. Microsoft broke Euro privacy rules by carrying out a "large scale and covert" gathering of private data through its Office apps.…

FOSS Project Spotlight: BlueK8s

Saturday 17th of November 2018 04:52:52 AM
Kubernetes (aka K8s) is now the de facto container orchestrationframework. Like other popular open-source technologies, Kubernetes hasamassed a considerable ecosystem of complementary tools to addresseverything from storage to security. And although it was first created forrunning statelessapplications, more and more organizations areinterested in using Kubernetes for statefulapplications.

Plata Is A New Gtk Theme Based On The Latest Material Design Refresh

Saturday 17th of November 2018 02:58:30 AM
Plata is a new Gtk+ theme based on the latest Material Design refresh. The theme comes in 3 variants, regular (mixed), Lumiere (light) and Noir (dark), each with regular and compact versions.

Linux zip Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Saturday 17th of November 2018 01:04:08 AM
As the name suggests, the zip command lets you create archives. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of zip using some easy to understand examples.

If at first or second you don't succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update

Friday 16th of November 2018 11:09:46 PM
Six weeks after first release f build 1809, and Redmond still can't get it rightThe 1809 build of Windows 10 and Windows Server is fast becoming infamous, after Redmond pulled it shortly after release when it started deleting people's files and stumbling in other ways. Redmond reissued the software on Tuesday, and today it's clear you shouldn't rush into deploying it, if installing it at all, in its present state.…

How old were you when you first started using Linux?

Friday 16th of November 2018 09:27:17 PM
Some folks grew up on Linux. But for most of us, we started using it later in life. Whether you switched from another operating system, or are one of the lucky few who knew no OS before it, all of us were beginners at some point. How old were you when you started using Linux? Do you remember that time clearly, or is it so far in the past that it[he]#039[/he]s but a faint memory? Regardless of the answer, let us know when it was, and maybe, a bit about what that experience has meant to you.

How to Sort Files in Linux (GUI and Shell)

Friday 16th of November 2018 07:32:55 PM
In this article, we will explain how to view sorted files and folders in the Ubuntu Nautilus file manager and also learn how to print the output of the ls command in the command line according to our sorting preferences.

Death by PowerPoint: These talks break the mold

Friday 16th of November 2018 05:38:33 PM
Conferences can be amazing experiences, with interesting people, great locations, and insightful talks. However, if you attend enough conferences, or the wrong conferences, you could succumb to one of the worst pandemics of our age. No, not "conflu"—death by PowerPoint.

Install TLPUI In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint From PPA

Friday 16th of November 2018 03:44:11 PM
TLPUI, a user interface for TLP (an advanced power management configuration tool for Linux), is now available in a PPA.

Essential System Tools: Nmap – network security tool

Friday 16th of November 2018 02:29:51 PM
Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing. Network administrators use Nmap to identify devices running on their systems, discover available hosts and the services they offer, finding open ports and detecting security risks. While Nmap is often used for such security audits, many systems and network administrators find the tool helps with routine tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime.

Akash Angle: How do you Fedora?

Friday 16th of November 2018 01:15:31 PM
We recently interviewed Akash Angle on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

Firefox Monitor Launches in 26 Languages and Adds New Desktop Browser Feature

Friday 16th of November 2018 12:01:11 PM
Since the launch of Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies you when your email has been part of a breach, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up.

HSTR Makes Searching Your Bash Or Zsh Command History Easy

Friday 16th of November 2018 10:46:51 AM
HSTR is a ncurses-based tool for Bash and Zsh that makes it easy to view, navigate and search your command history.

Don't cross the Application Streams! Actually, maybe you can now in RHEL 8 beta

Friday 16th of November 2018 09:32:31 AM
Allows updating user space without breaking everything. Hot on the heels of its OpenStack Platform 14, Red Hat has announced the beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.…

Windows 10 1809's new rollout: Mapped drives broken, AMD issues, Trend Micro clash

Friday 16th of November 2018 08:18:11 AM
VIDEO: Steer clear of the rereleased Windows 10 October 2018 Update, IT pro warns. Meanwhile, Microsoft promises fix for buggy mapped drives at some point next year.

Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta

Friday 16th of November 2018 07:03:51 AM
The next major RHEL update is on its way with more container friendliness than ever.